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People’s Holiday, late 40’s, is just one of many May Day documentaries in Contemporary’s footage library. 1916 archive footage of the Easter Uprising in Ireland showing the ruins of Dublin after the battle. Free Voice politics.jpgof Labour covers the history of America’s famous Yiddish Anarchist paper. Exclusive footage of Fidel Castro, Aaron Copeland and Dimitri Shostakovich attending the Cultural and Scientific World Conference in the late 1940’s. Rare footage of the Peekskill incident when anti-communist whites organized and attacked a Communist Party outing, smashing buses and injuring those in them whilst the police stood by. Our section on unions contains portrayals of women activists from the US and Britain as well as archive material going back to the 30s. From Latin America comes footage of the grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo searching for their lost children and grandchildren.
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Wtih sugarcane workers, Castro eats pineapple and poses with them

country of origin: Cuba

Henry Wallace waves to audience

country of origin: United States

Anti-war banners

country of origin: United States

11 'Reds' guilty of contravention of the Smith Act

country of origin: United States

Film ends with a please to vote 'No' on the North Atlantic Pact

country of origin: United States

Military hospital

country of origin: Angola

Scenes from the Ma'alot attack (students, soldiers, terrorists)

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Dancing round the mayflower

country of origin: United States

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country of origin: Israel

Cutting down tree

country of origin: Angola

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